18 December 2012 12:40 PM, PST | Movie Cultists | See recent Movie Cultists news »

While his presence in the Planet of the Apes sequel was never expected to be big, it now looks like James Franco won’t be showing up in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes at all.

Considering that the first film included a scene with Franco’s character bidding farewell to Caesar as he prepared to start a new simian civilization, it was kind of common sense that he probably wouldn’t be the star of the next movie, but Hollywood absolutely loves to tie movies within a franchise together so I’m a little surprised that Franco’s Will Rodman won’t at least have a cameo.

However, according to the actor himself, the next film in the Apes franchise will apparently be Franco-less.

“I was going to be a small part of the next one. There was a moment when Rupert Wyatt was going to direct the second one. »

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